Avalanche Fall 4-2 Against Detroit - Game Recap
Detroit got a 38-save performance from Jonas Gustavsson as the Red Wings handed Colorado a 4-2 loss on Thursday at Pepsi Center.
Bettors who backed the Red Wings were rewarded as +125 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Pavel Datsyuk (2) and Johan Franzen (2) each scored for the Red Wings in the victory. Franzen opened the scoring for Detroit, finding the back of the net at 6:08 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Henrik Zetterberg and Jakub Kindl.
Jonas Gustavsson turned in a 38-save effort for the Red Wings.
Erik Johnson and Gabriel Landeskog scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Jonas Gustavsson.
Colorado got a 24-stop effort from Semyon Varlamov in the loss.
Detroit scored 2 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 2-for-5 with the man advantage.
Colorado outshot Detroit 40-28 in the game.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Phoenix looking for another win. For Colorado, they head on the road to face Buffalo.